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Raids made on multiple illegal grow houses in investigation of international money laundering and interstate marijuana trafficking

Over the last few days investigators executed search warrants at 17 different Puget Sound area locations, and a commercial property in New Jersey, in connection… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2018

Join the conversation: Auburn town hall to discuss mental health

Mayor, panel of experts host forum May 31

  • May 18, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | May 18

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between May 11 and 15. May 11 Prowler: 10:16 a.m., 2900 block of… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | May 18

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 248 calls for service between May 7 and 13. May 7 Aid call: 1:21 p.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters examined a… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

Inaugural Slick Watts Classic 3on3 basketball tournament coming to Auburn

Aug. 18-19 outdoor hoops-fest continues tradition of the Jim Marsh event

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Can King County win its lawsuit against Big Oil?

Legal experts think past lawsuits against the tobacco industry increase the odds of a favorable outcome.

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Interlocal arrangement is good business for City, Green River College

Green River College has provided small business assistance in Auburn for more than 10 years. But restrictions and requirements on the $40,000 federal Community Development… Continue reading

Petpalooza returns to Game Farm Park on Saturday

Dog Trot to kick off day-long festival

Auburn’s Delgado completes USAF training

Geeno Delgado recently graduated from basic training out of Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, and is now at Sheppard AFB in Wichita… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2018

Federal Way police announce arrests, pending charges in four 2016 homicides

Three men are in custody, with one as primary suspect in all four cases

Wrecking ball ahead for damaged Heritage Building

But first, City of Auburn has to issue permits for asbestos removal, demolition and utility removal

Governor and Secretary of State to fund statewide prepaid ballot postage

King County, however, won’t get any of that money.

Concerts, festivals, road work to affect local traffic

List of current and future work on local roads and events connected to them

  • May 16, 2018

Extra seat belt enforcement: Most Washington drivers are safe from tickets

Ninety-five percent of Washington drivers and passengers use their seat belts, according to a new report from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. That leaves only… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2018

Auburn traffic advisory: North Division Street at 1st Street NW/NE

On Thursday, May 17, construction by JR Abbott Construction on the MultiCare Emergency Department Project will require lane closures and disruptions at the intersection of… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2018

Register Fido for 3K/5K Dog Trot

Registration for Auburn’s Dog Trot 3K/5K Fun Run is underway. Save money and register early for the fun, popular run Saturday, May 19 at Game… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

City extends waste contracts

Extensions give officials time to invite pool of local haulers to submit requests for proposals

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | May 11

April 30 Aid call: 12:05 p.m., (Algona). Firefighters evaluated a middle-aged woman who was in the throes of a seizure and left her at home… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | May 11

Auburn Police responded to the following calls, among many others, between April 27 and May 7: April 27 Theft from vehicle: Overnight, 300 block of… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2018

8th annual “See Ya Later” Golf Tournament to tee off July 28

Proceeds benefit the SYL Foundation’s mission to help families in medical crisis

  • May 10, 2018